@PressSec: I'm old enough to remember when President Trump's election was going to "crash the market." One year later: market up over 30%, two million new jobs and 1,000 new manufacturing jobs created every day just last monthand now Obama wants credit for the booming Trump economy.

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says his government will launch a cryptocurrency to fight what he calls a financial "blockade" by the Trump administration against the socialist-run country.
[email protected]: "You're going to have a much broader discussion on funding in the beginning of next year. Again, not the time for them to blow the momentum they've gained with this tax bill."
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[email protected]: Very little discussion of all the purposely false and defamatory stories put out this week by the Fake News Media. They are out of control - correct reporting means nothing to them. Major lies written, then forced to be withdrawn after they are exposeda stain on America!
[email protected] on tax bill: "The primary emphasis of this measure is really about creators. It is about putting people back to work."
Trump's job approval rating with young voters is at 25%, down 7-points since the spring. Trump's approval is down 12-points among young Republicans, and 8-points among Independents.
65% of likely young voters prefer Democratic control of Congress. Just 33% prefer Republican control. If this trend continues, Republicans should be alarmed.
[email protected]: "If it weren't for the Republicans in Congress in the 1960s, there would be no Civil Rights Act. There would be no Voting Rights Act."
Rep. @SteveScalise on tax reform: "We've had a president, Donald Trump, who's led the charge on this."
Per pool: "Across the street from golf club, two protesters held handmade signs as we passed. A woman had a sign that read 'Real News Fake President' And a man in a Santa outfit had a yellow sign that said: 'SEASONS GREETINGS U R on the NAUGHTY LIST HAPPY HOLIDAYS'."
Rep. @SteveScalise: "People I talk to like the plan because they realize that the middle class is going to get a great tax cut and it's going to boost the economy."
[email protected] on @TomSteyer's comments on tax reform: "This is the liberal way of trying to put a kibosh on something they didn't think of and they didn't do."
Rep. Terri Sewell says that well-known Jones mailer was a mistake
[email protected] on Jerusalem decision: "When you bully Israel, you are not helping the peace process. We see Israel as one of our best allies. We're not gonna put up with it anymore."
Though Abbas won't meet with VP Pence, Administration "undeterred" in pursuit of Israeli-Palestinian peace, says @VPPressSec.
@PressSec: I'm old enough to remember when President Trump's election was going to "crash the market." One year later: market up over 30%, two million new jobs and 1,000 new manufacturing jobs created every day just last monthand now Obama wants credit for the booming Trump economy.
[email protected] on Jerusalem decision: "[@POTUS] strongly believes that those final statuses should be decided between the Palestinians and the Israelis. No outside group should decide what the final status looks like."
[email protected] on Jerusalem decision: "We didn't set any parameters, we didn't say this was the final status, what we said is 'we're gonna do like we do in every other country.'"
[email protected]: "We've got to figure out how to give more middle income tax relief."
[email protected] to @trish_regan on SALT: "We've always known that this is an issue in which we need to balance especially to make up for states that frankly abuse their citizenry."
[email protected]: Worst Thing @POTUS Could Do Is Remove Mueller
@SenGillibrand: In rushing their harmful tax plan through Congress, Republicans have broken their promises to middle class families in the name of giant tax breaks for the rich and corporations.
[email protected] on Mueller probe: "The American people need to know whether their FBI investigates people based on their politic beliefs or if they investigate crimes."
@RepAdamSchiff: The President and his allies are making a concerted effort to discredit Mueller, the FBI, the DOJ and judiciary. @POTUS seeks to protect himself by undermining our institutions and tearing at the very idea there is an objective truth:
@DonaldJTrumpJr: So this week is precisely why people should trust the media???? Have you lost your mind? MSM happy getting their narrative out there and forgetting about the truth. Only did so when forced to by people with large enough platforms to call them out. Sadly, most don't have that!
[email protected] on Trump declaring Jerusalem the capital of Israel: "This is something I think has been long overdue, many people would agree with the president on that."
[email protected]: "We need to confront these challenges and be honest about getting Americans off of welfare payrolls and onto the workforce."
@DonaldJTrumpJr: Of course it was heavily promoted. It's not enough to attempt to convey the news in an unbiased fashion they have to actively promote those things that fit their agenda and virtually ignore anything else.
"The President is playing a round of golf with Sen. Lindsey Graham, where the two are discussing the tax cuts and reform legislation and the importance of fully funding our national security needs in upcoming government spending negotiations," says @RajShah45.
@FLOTUS: The effects of the hurricane season are still being felt and residents still need our help. As Christmas and the New Year approach, I encourage people to lend time volunteering or providing financial support to those still in need.
Mick Mulvaney repeatedly pressed the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to back off lending regulations as financial industry donors were bankrolling his congressional bids, according to government documents obtained by IBT.
[email protected]: The hardworking men and women of America deserve a tax code that puts them first. We've created a plan that rewards hard work, encourages innovation and entrepreneurship, and levels the playing field so that everyone plays by the same rules.
20 Democratic members of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs are voicing concerns to Tillerson about Trump's anti-Muslim retweets and their impact on the safety of American citizens abroad, and are asking for an immediate briefing on the matter.
"We don't want to see the government shut down … We believe that DACA is central. The president is the one who made this the issue. ." –Sen. Dick Durbin on funding the government along with Dream Act.
Sen. Dick Durbin says no political calculation in Democratic calls for Franken's resignation.
Durbin calls for "national standard, not a partisan standard" in addressing sexual misconduct allegations.
Collins on possible Medicare cuts as result of tax bill: "I'm absolutely confident" cuts will not be implemented to the healthcare program.
Collins on supporting tax reform, says she will make final decision when the final version of the bill is presented. "I don't know where the bill is going to come out."
What will Senate do if AL voters elect Moore? Collins: We have a very tough decision to make. About whether it's our role as senators to overturn the will of the people.
Sen. Collins says she's disappointed that RNC has resumed support of Moore, calls it a mistake.
UN Chief António Guterres: "It's essential to understand that refugees are not militants. They are the first victims of terror."
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[email protected]: "It's laughable that President Obama thinks he has anything to do with the success of where the economy is right now." @WattersWorld
Haley says Jerusalem decision now tells Israel and Palestinians: "Okay, you decide how you want to split up Jerusalem. You decide if you're going to create boundaries or borders there." And let them decide."
"The sky is not falling," says @nikkihaley of outcries against Pres Trump's Jerusalem decision. On @FaceTheNation, Haley said "If anything, what we're going to see is both sides are going to come to the table."
[email protected]: "I was at the interview with @DonaldJTrumpJr Nobody listening to that interview can come out of that thinking there was any collusion at all."
"It is very important for the worldthat the US engages," UN Chief Antonio Guterres tells @FareedZakaria during a conversation about Trump's "America First" era
[email protected]: "Once the collusion issue is out of the way, we can really focus on everything that happened in the @HillaryClinton investigation."
[email protected]: "I have never watched a President so engaged He wants to keep his promise to create more jobs and make sure that the middle class in this country gets an increase in their wages."
[email protected]: "The top 10 percent make $133,000 and higher in this country Those individuals currently pay $2.54 trillion."
[email protected]: "We cannot solve this debt problem without growing the economy and that's why we wrote a tax plan that's pro-growth."
[email protected]: "The House and Senate have 2 different bills. Structurally they're pretty similar. They're going to work out those differences."
[email protected]: "I hope the people of Alabama will speak with a very clear voice that a person like Mr. Moore has no place in the United States Senate."
[email protected] on Alabama race: It looks like Republicans are "more concerned about having a vote in the Senate rather than who occupies that seat."
[email protected]: "I think the president is damaging America's national security and our standing in the world for his inability to use diplomacy in the right way."
[email protected] on Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital: "I think that was a mistake, the manner in which he did it, but clearly Jerusalem is the capital of Israel."
Despite violence, UN Amb. Nikki Haley says moving embassy to Jerusalem is the right thing to do because it's "the will of the American people."
UN Amb. Nikki Haley on cultural shift and what it means for the President's accusers: Women who accuse anyone should be heard and dealt with.
UN Amb. Nikki Haley says it's "for the people to decide" if accusations against President Trump have been settled.
[email protected] on if she would take the Secretary of State job if offered: I would not take it, I am perfectly happy in New York.
[email protected] on speculation she will replace Tillerson as Secretary of State: I have said for months that I'm not interested in the job because I know I'm valuable in the @UN position.
[email protected] on her "tough talk" against North Korea: Diplomacy is great in some respects, but you have to also be honest…North Korea has pushed the envelope and the U.S. isn't going to put up with it.
[email protected] on if U.S. will send full team to Winter Olympics in South Korea: Yes, we are…the full Olympic team.
The Trump administration has rejected a deal with Russia seeking a mutual ban on foreign meddling in elections, three senior US administration officials tell BuzzFeed News.
[email protected] on North Korea: China can do more and we're putting as much pressure on them as we can…If China doesn't do more, we'll take it into our own hands and we'll start secondary sanctions.
[email protected]: We need to treat the Israelis and Palestinians fairly…when we see it we will call them out on it.
[email protected] on addressing the Jerusalem issue at the UN Security Council: I want the Security Council and all the international community to understand that when you bully Israel, you are not helping the peace process.
Rep. Adam Schiff on Russian outreach to Hope Hicks: "It's not at all a surprise that they would make outreach to people they thought would have influence in the administration and misrepresent who they were and what their agenda was"
[email protected] on if East Jerusalem could still be the capital of the Palestinian state: "We will respect anything that the two parties come together on."
[email protected] on @POTUS' recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital: We have the right to do whatever we want in terms of where we put our embassies.
[email protected] on recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital: We think this is going to help us fastball the peace process going forward…No outside group should decide what the final status is.
[email protected] on world leaders' criticism of @POTUS' Jerusalem decision: Leaders understand courage is important…It's the right thing to do—Israel should be no different.
[email protected] on taxpayer funded payouts for workplace complaints in Congress: There must be transparency and we should never use taxpayer money to pay for someone's despicable behavior.
[email protected] on policy to report cases of sexual harassment in Congress: We need to make sure women who have the courage to come forward aren't hurt.
[email protected] tells Russian outreach to Hope Hicks is "very much consistent with Russian tradecraft."
[email protected] on sexual harassment in Congress: We know what our values are. We don't consider this a partisan issue and cannot have a double standard.
[email protected] on sexual harassment in Congress: We need to make sure we come out of this changing the culture and working together as we go forward.
[email protected] says it's "not a surprise" Russians tried to reach out to WH Communications Director Hope Hicks
[email protected]: "Roy Moore will only take us backwards and harken us back to the days of segregation."
[email protected] on sexual harassment in Congress: This issue is very personal to me…This has been going on for a very long time.
US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley: "I have no concern" that President Trump's Jerusalem decision will motivate zealots
US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley: "Jerusalem is the capital of Israel whatever is East Jerusalem or any other part, that's between the Palestinians and the Israelis. That's not for the Americans to decide"
[email protected] says this week was probably the most difficult week of her career because of the resignations of three Congress members after multiple sexual harassment accusations.
[email protected] on sexual harassment in Congress and the 2018 midterm elections: I think the voters are going to hold everyone accountable in 2018 elections.
[email protected] says the priority needs to be on the victims to make sure they have a process that advocates for them so they feel there's a system that allows them to come forward.
[email protected] on what should change to stop sexual harassment in Congress: I think we should be naming past people and that should be disclosed… should have outside council to review cases.
[email protected] to @ThisWeekABC: "If Roy Moore goes to Washington, we will always be questioning his character."
[email protected] on how widespread sexual harassment is in Congress: We've been hearing the voices of the women and the victims… We were looking at this issue even before some of these stories came forward.
[email protected] on what Congress should do if Moore wins Tuesday's election: I think we're going to have an ethics investigationWe know there's a lot more that we need to do.
[email protected] on @realDonaldTrump 's Jerusalem move: "I think this is really going to move the ball on the peace process."
"The state of Alabama deserves better" - @SenShelby
[email protected] on if @POTUS' endorsement of Roy Moore bothers her: Yes, it doesn't represent me.
[email protected] on the Roy Moore accusations there's "a lot of smoke" so there "has to be fire somewhere."
Roy Moore's chief political strategist "highly" doubts there will be a Senate ethics investigation if he wins.
Ben Sasse threatens to pull out of the Republican Senate fundraising arm if it backs Roy Moore.
Republican Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby says there's "something for just about everybody" in the GOP tax bill
[email protected]: "I can't vote for Roy Moore"
On why Roy Moore hasn't been out on campaign trail days ahead of election, Dean Young says, "Judge Moore has been out for 25 years across Alabama and he's known by the people of Alabama, he's talked to the people of Alabama, and they're with Judge Moore."
[email protected] tells Roy Moore's accusers are "credible" and that he believes them.
[email protected] on Roy Moore "I think the Republican party can do better."
Roy Moore strategist Dean Young: "This is Donald Trump on trial in Alabama." If the people of Alabama vote for Doug Jones "they're voting against the president."
Republican Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby: "I couldn't vote for Roy Moore, I didn't vote for Roy Moore, I wrote in a distinguished Republican name"
[email protected] tells he wants the Republican to win on Tuesday but he hopes that Republican is a write in candidate, not Roy Moore.
Trump starts his day at Mar-a-Lago in West Palm Beach. This is his 105th day at a Trump property as president.
Roy Moore's chief political strategist Dean Young: "Judge Moore's going to go to Washington, Judge Moore is going to win, and I highly doubt there's going to be a Senate investigation."
@DonaldJTrumpJr: The irony of CNN having a show called "Reliable Sources" is laughable to begin with, but especially so this week. fakenews
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[email protected]: Getting closer and closer on the Tax Cut Bill. Shaping up even better than projected. House and Senate working very hard and smart. End result will be not only important, but SPECIAL!
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[email protected]: Things are going really well for our economy, a subject the Fake News spends as little time as possible discussing! Stock Market hit another RECORD HIGH, unemployment is now at a 17 year low and companies are coming back into the USA. Really good news, and much more to come!
If Trump and congressional Republicans pay for their $1.4 trillion tax cut by reducing spending or raising taxes later, most Americans making less than $86,000 would be worse off, according to a new report by the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center.
@SenGillibrand: The accusations against Moore are disgusting. And President Trump has admitted on tape to how he treats women. His campaigning for Moore isn't leadership, it's shameful.
@SenGillibrand: That means Farenthold should step aside, Moore should never set foot in the Senate, and President Trump should be held accountable.
@SenGillibrand: As elected leaders, let's rise to the occasion, and not shrink away from it. That is what the larger MeToo moment is about. Let's send a clear message none of this is okay.
@SenGillibrand: When it comes to sexual assault, harassment, and the general mistreatment of women, we must be able to call out anyone, Democrat or Republican.
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[email protected]_ on @POTUS: "He is bold, he is brash and he is getting things done. That's why he's the president." @JudgeJeanine
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[email protected]: No American should be separated from their loved ones because of preventable crime committed by those illegally in our country. Our cities should be Sanctuaries for Americans – not for criminal aliens!
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[email protected]: Great Army - Navy Game. Army wins 14 to 13 and brings home the COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF'S TROPHY (last time was 1996). Wow! Congratulations!
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[email protected]: [email protected] of the Washington Post just admitted that his picture was a FAKE (fraud?) showing an almost empty arena last night for my speech in Pensacola when, in fact, he knew the arena was packed (as shown also on T.V.). FAKE NEWS, he should be fired.
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[email protected]: "We want the strongest borders you've ever seen. We're going to have such borders. We'll have borders on top of borders."
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[email protected]: "We will starting buying AmericanAnd we will start hiring American. And we will stay American, and we will be proud of it."
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[email protected]: [email protected] @WashingtonPost put out a phony photo of an empty arena hours before I arrived @ the venue, with thousands of people outside, on their way in. Real photos now shown as I spoke. Packed house, many people unable to get in. Demand apology and retraction from FAKE NEWS WaPo!
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[email protected]: "We believe that every American should stand for the National Anthem. And we proudly pledge allegiance to one nation under God."